A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (79 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 126.6274° East, 1.669° North. The temblor was picked up at 01:55:20 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006blv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006blv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 17:55:20 / November 14, 2019 @ 5:55 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 127 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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